[AMRadio] Paul / wa3vjb


W2INR w2inr at amfone.net
Fri May 11 16:34:08 EDT 2007


I apologize for the remarks made by Paul VJB who is an admin on AMFone.

Paul's comments are his own and do not represent anyones feelings on 
AMfone.

Please accept our deepest apology for his inconsiderate and rude comments.

Gary/W2INR
Administrator AMFone





tchesek at epix.net wrote:
> One bad apple does NOT spoil this bunch. God Bless Win dealing with his issues and kudos to you for helping him.
>
> Tom K3TVC
>
>
>   
>> From: "A.R.S. -  W5AMI" <ars.w5ami at gmail.com>
>> Date: 2007/05/11 Fri PM 03:34:38 EDT
>> To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
>> Subject: [AMRadio] Paul / wa3vjb
>>
>> I am appalled by Paul's comments about my post for Win/w5wm on the amfone.net.
>>
>> Read it here before the whole thing likely gets pulled:
>>
>> http://amfone.net/Amforum/index.php?topic=11092.0
>>
>> Why didn't you post your comments in reply to my listing for Win here
>> Paul?  You are not exactly what I thought was "my kind of person" to
>> make a statement as you did here.  There are a lot of folks on this
>> reflector that know Jim/Win who will be completely astonished by such
>> a statement.
>>
>> Just in case the topic is deleted from amfone.net, here is a copy of
>> the entire thread:
>>
>> <START>
>> The AM Forum
>> AM CLASSIFIEDS => FOR SALE / TRADE => Topic started by: W5AMI on May
>> 10, 2007, 05:45:31 AM
>>
>> Title: Pre-Estate Sale in Texas
>> Post by: W5AMI on May 10, 2007, 05:45:31 AM
>> This came from a very good ham friend of mine in Texas.  I have no
>> idea why he is getting out of ham radio, but I hate to hear of it.
>>
>> --------------------------------
>> Getting out of ham radio. Everything from my 3 ham shacks must go. I
>> am selling as a lot to the highest bidder over $7500 (cash). High
>> bidder will be notified on June 15, 2007. Send bids via email or
>> U.S.P.S. Items for auction are:
>>
>> Complete AM vintage station that includes BC-610E, spare tubes and
>> tuning units, Collins 75A3, B&W 5100, Hammarlund HQ-110A VHF, (2)
>> Heathkit Seneca 6 & 2 meter transmitters, Heath DX-60, HG-10B, and HR-10.
>>
>> Vintage SSB/CW includes: Drake R4C, T4XC, MS4 and AC4; Ten-Tec Omni-D,
>> Heath HW-100.
>>
>> State of the art: Icom 756 ProII, Ameritron AL-1200 amplifier, Palstar
>> AT4K tuner; Yaesu FT857D with ATAS 120 Antenna Tuner; Brand New (never
>> used) Flex Radio SDR-1000 with built-in antenna tuner.
>>
>> Heath SB-220 and Dentron Clippertron L amplifiers.
>>
>> Ameritron ALS-600 amplifier
>>
>> Ameritron ALS-500 amplifier (never used)
>>
>> LDG  AT-1000 automatic KW antenna tuner.
>>
>> Several 2mtr/440 rigs and antennas
>>
>> 48 feet of Rohn 25 tower with base, wall bracket, rotor plate and Ham IV
>> rotor. Mosely TA-33M triband beam. (All on ground and ready to transport).
>>
>> Miscellaneous test equipment, microphones, audio mixers, transmitters,
>> transceivers, antenna tuners, tubes, parts, coax, antenna wire and
>> antennas. EVERYTHING GOES!
>>
>> Please inquire/bid directly to W5WN - Jim at w5wn at tx.rr.com
>> ----------------------------------------
>>
>> I have talked with Jim / "Win" many times on most of the equipment he
>> has listed here, and know he takes best of care of his equipment.  I'm
>> not sure about shipping, however some items obviously would be better
>> as pick up only.  You can work that out with Jim.
>>
>>
>> REPLY FROM PAUL - WA3VJB
>>
>> Title: Re: Pre-Estate Sale in Texas
>> Post by: WA3VJB on May 11, 2007, 01:23:44 PM
>> "Pre-Estate Sale"
>>
>> Curious concept.
>>
>> Maybe he's going into an old folks' home or something.
>>
>>
>> Otherwise it's yer basic "fixin' to die rag" I suppose.
>>
>>
>>
>> MY REPLY BACK TO PAUL - WA3VJB
>>
>> Title: Re: Pre-Estate Sale in Texas
>> Post by: W5AMI on May 11, 2007, 02:24:23 PM
>> Quote from: WA3VJB on Today at 01:23:44 PM
>>
>> Otherwise it's yer basic "fixin' to die rag" I suppose.
>>
>> Sorry Paul, but I am really surprised by that statement!  I know Win,
>> and your assessment is pretty much correct from what I understand,
>> however I think it's really harsh the way you put it, especially since
>> he is (or I know at one time was) a member of this forum, and lot of
>> his friends ARE members of this forum.  I can only hope he does not
>> see your reply.
>>
>> Being an admin of this forum, and "original" founder of amfone.net,
>> the first thing I wanted to do was delete your comment, however I've
>> decided that in situations such as this, Gary should intervene.  Win
>> has been my friend for a long time, and I simply can not understand
>> why you would poke fun/criticize someone who is on his way to the
>> other side.  If I felt this was some sort of screwing for potential
>> buyers, you can bet your damned money I would NOT have posted this to
>> amfone.net, or anywhere else.
>>
>> I am not going to explain his health to everyone, and see no reason to
>> do so, as that is Win's business and that of his family.  I offered to
>> list his items on amfone.net when I heard the news, and he agreed.
>>
>> Healthfully Yours Paul!
>>
>> Brian / wa5am
>>
>> <END of post and replies on amfone.net>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> -- 
>> Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names
>> the streets after them. - Bill Vaughan
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